BP Oil Spill: One Year Later

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Permanently Stopped


By the middle of September BP installs a cement plug that fully stops the leak. The total cost to the company for clean-up efforts is about $40 billion. Experts estimate that a total of 4.4 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico during the spill.

(Photo: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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